The Best Whole30 Approved Snacks

Sticking to the Whole30 can feel like a rollercoaster ride. One minute you're energized and focused, the next your stomach's grumbling and your willpower's waning. Here's your ultimate weapon against conquering those cravings: a list of Whole30-approved snacks that are bursting with flavor and nutrition.I made sure to include options for both home cooks and busy bees on the go. From sweet and satisfying to savory and protein-packed, this list has something to curb every craving without throwing you off track.  Battling Cravings and the Importance of Snacks! If you are following Whole30 or even just using it as a…

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Tender Beef Stew Recipe

Beef Stew is one of my favorite soups to make in the winter. It's a simple recipe that will have your home smelling delicious in no time! Eat it with some crusty bread and you will be in heaven.  This beef stew is great to make when you have some time on your hands. It simmers on the stovetop for at least 2 hours. Sometimes I let it go a little longer if I have time to make the beef even more tender. Beef Stew Ingredients Here's the list of ingredients you will need to make the stew.Stew BeefFlourSalt &…

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Easy Vegan Greek Salad

This easy vegan greek salad is inspired from a local health food store I go to frequently back in New York. Their salads, in fact their whole deli section, is to die for. I thought I would bring a little bit of home with me while traveling by eating the foods I enjoyed most from the store while we're traveling. Then the vegan greek salad was born. It's super easy to throw together for lunch. The extra perks are that this salad is healthy and freaking delicious! Vegan Greek Salad Ingredients This doesn't take many ingredients and as a salad…

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Easy Veggie Soup

This easy veggie soup is an essential in the winter for my husband and I. It's such a great, versatile soup to have on hand because if you are missing something, you can always replace it with whatever you have on hand. Easy Veggie Soup Ingredients Like I said in the beginning, it is so easy to change out veggies and try some new ones in this recipe. The last time I made it, I didn't have enough green beans so I added peas. Have fun with this! Try new flavors. Here is what I usually put in my soup:…

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The Easiest Delicious Sweet Potato Casserole

This easy sweet potato casserole recipe has been on my family's Thanksigiving table for as long as I can remember. It is simple, easy and delicious! A quick to make side dish for a busy morning preparing. I am usually one to go for healthier recipes, but I don't think this casserole would be as complete or nostalgic without the mini marshmallows on top. Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients I said it was simple and I meant it because it's only 5 ingredients! Here is what you need: Sweet Potatoes Dairy Free Butter Brown Sugar (or Coconut Sugar) Ceylon Cinnamon Mini…

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Homemade Pesto—Vegan and Delicious

I can remember the first time I ate my mom's homemade pesto when I was a kid. I loved it so much I wanted it on my birthday dinner that year. This classic basil pesto is so versatile, you can put it on virtually any dish to give it a burst of flavor. Traditional pesto calls for parmesan cheese. I've always omitted that because I don't eat any dairy products, so now it's vegan too! One more difference from a traditional basil pesto is I use walnuts instead of pine nuts. I feel that the taste doesn't change the flavor…

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Easy Creamy Chia Pudding

Chia pudding is super delicious, healthy and so easy to make! It makes a great breakfast with jam, berries and granola piled on top or a yummy filling snack. The best thing about it is you can mix it up in five minutes! Perfect for meal prepping. Chia Pudding Ingredients There is only two required ingredients for this! The vanilla and maple syrup/honey make it way yummier though. Chia Seeds Coconut Milk* Vanilla Extract Maple Syrup or Honey *You can use any plant based milk for this, but the coconut milk makes it super creamy and delicious. I might go…

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Need My Greens Kale Salad

This salad was just so delicious, I had to share it with you. I thought the name would be appropriate since this kale salad is packed with greens and is the perfect nutritious pick me up for your body. The original salad and dressing are from the lovely @thejenjones. She is just amazing with all the plant based recipes she posts on TikTok, check her out when you have a chance. I used her recipe and just added several ingredients to the salad. Kale Salad: Ingredients The base of this salad is kale, broccoli and red cabbage. I added pecans,…

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Easy Hummus Recipe (Only 6 ingredients!)

Hummus is very much a staple in my house. My husband and I eat it all the time. I'll admit most of the time it's store bought (that Trader Joe's Spicy Hummus...YUM), but when I do make the time for this fresh easy hummus at home, it's ridiculously better than hummus from the store. With a taste that can't compete with store bought hummus, your friends and family will love you forever if you bring this to your next backyard party or hangout. Easy Hummus Ingredients Canned Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) Tahini Garlic Salt Lemon Juice Water (or aquafaba) That's all…

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Mushroom Lentil Soup

It's always good to have a few good soups in rotation for the winter on those especially cold days. This hearty mushroom lentil soup is sure to warm you up and fill you up! This recipe is adapted from an old cookbook my mom has, What to Eat When You Can't Eat Anything. We call it yum yum soup because it is so darn yummy! Mushroom Lentil Soup: Ingredients With only 10 ingredients, you won't have to pull your whole pantry out for this one. Most ingredients, you might already have on hand too! Onion Carrots Garlic Rosemary Parsley Red…

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